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Journey Back in Time Through The Elements of Craft
3 years ago

Journey Back in Time Through The Elements of Craft

The experience of work that depends on the elements is an entirely different perspective.

Whenever I travel to stay in our artisan partners’ homes, observing their pace of life and …
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Five Lessons in Choosing an Ethical Production Partner
3 years ago

Five Lessons in Choosing an Ethical Production Partner

An idea is just 1% of the final product. 99% is execution.

The people you work with will make or break a business, particularly so if you are planning …
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How to Start a Values-Based Business
3 years ago

How to Start a Values-Based Business

A business is made up of hundreds of decisions everyday. Who to work with, what to produce, what message to put out, to when to launch a certain product …
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Asia’s Innovators in the Fashion Industry
3 years ago

Asia’s Innovators in the Fashion Industry

From my previous article we understand why ethical fashion needs to be a priority and know that our consumption choices in buying better is a way to pioneer change. But …
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Matter: The Globetrotting Trousers With Ethical Production
4 years ago

Matter: The Globetrotting Trousers With Ethical Production

“Story driven, community based, built on direct relationships and a commitment to respecting provenance.”

Simplicity reigns as the fashion industry continues to move toward a …
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The Parative Project Creates Conversations About Human Trafficking
4 years ago

The Parative Project Creates Conversations About Human Trafficking

It began as a couple of high school guys making “dumb iron on tee shirts” together. But now, The Parative Project is a brand that raises awareness about human trafficking by …
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Artisan Designs And Their Beautiful Traditions
4 years ago

Artisan Designs And Their Beautiful Traditions

For a special edition of Conscious World, we want to introduce you to the beauty of International arts and culture revealed through fabrics, stitching, patterns, textiles, colors, and more with help from American Nomad.

One …
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Understanding The Fundamentals Of Fair Trade
4 years ago

Understanding The Fundamentals Of Fair Trade

As consumers we need to sort through many messages regarding fair trade these days and it can be overwhelming for the most conscious of us to differentiate between labels. As the …
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Fast Fashion Needs Globalized Intervention And Slow Fashion Needs Globalized Participation: 3 Ways To Pioneer Change
4 years ago

Fast Fashion Needs Globalized Intervention And Slow Fashion Needs Globalized Participation: 3 Ways To Pioneer Change

When it comes to the slow movement, the food sector has progressed in educating and nurturing our palettes with eating local, seasonal ingredients and a farm-to-table ethos. Eliminating all kinds …
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Handmade with Love: Conscious Gifts + Conversation Starters for Every Valentine
4 years ago

Handmade with Love: Conscious Gifts + Conversation Starters for Every Valentine

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s not too late to get your valentine the perfect gift(s). When it comes to the Hallmark part of the holiday, people tend to …
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8 Brands Fighting Human Trafficking That You Need To Know About
4 years ago

8 Brands Fighting Human Trafficking That You Need To Know About

Sex-trafficking.  It’s a word that has come into the forefront of the news, part of the push for social justice in recent years.  It is a scary, dark word, representing …
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10 Ways To Dress To Inspire
4 years ago

10 Ways To Dress To Inspire

Last year we took a look at gorgeous social giving accessories from Article 22, The Giving Keys, Half United and many other conscious brands. December’s Conscious Biggest Holiday Gift Guide …
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Mindfully Made: 3 Things You Should Know Before Purchasing Any Garments
4 years ago

Mindfully Made: 3 Things You Should Know Before Purchasing Any Garments

To kick off the fashion revolution here at Conscious, we gave you 5 points as to why sustainability has to move up the priority list. Seeing how the production of …
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How Nostradamus Predicted Sustainable Fashion
4 years ago

How Nostradamus Predicted Sustainable Fashion

Take one landfill, 8 years of agricultural recycling and a born gift for a knack in fashion. Only Nostradamus could have seen this coming!

Landfill Dzine is born. With homegrown …
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JOY GRYSON: DESIGN AND GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY
4 years ago

JOY GRYSON: DESIGN AND GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

September marks one year since I moved to New York City from Seattle, but I still feel like I am traveling. A move across the country has become …
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THIS IS WHAT A FEMINIST LOOKS LIKE. THE FEMINIST SHIRT CONTROVERSY
4 years ago

THIS IS WHAT A FEMINIST LOOKS LIKE. THE FEMINIST SHIRT CONTROVERSY

As if feminism itself is not already (somehow) a controversial issue, creating “This is What a Feminist Looks Like” T-shirts (collaboration between ELLE Uk and The Fawcett Society) is not …
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5 Points as to Why Sustainable Fashion Has to Move Up the Priority List
4 years ago

5 Points as to Why Sustainable Fashion Has to Move Up the Priority List

Samantha Wong and Tania Reinert-Shchelkanovtseva of A Boy Named Sue join Conscious to share about “Why Sustainable Fashion Matters” here on consciousmagazine.co. Check out their interview and feature here. This article …
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Our Biggest Conscious Gift Guide Yet – 60 Of Our Top Holiday Picks
4 years ago

Our Biggest Conscious Gift Guide Yet – 60 Of Our Top Holiday Picks

Shares SharesClick through for 60 ideas for great gift giving. Scope out all of our Conscious Holiday picks curated by our editors and our partners: True Goods, House of Gratia Et Caritas, Enrou, and Design Good.  Turn to page 8 for links. BEST OF CONSCIOUS CULTUREWe hope you are able to find everything you need for the special people in your life. Happy holidays!EDITOR PICKS1 | Punjammies by Intl. Princess Project, $42
2 | Unity Necklace by Akola Project $132
3 | Fresh Words Market $68
4 | Cowh

A Boy Named Sue – What You Can Learn From Their Sustainability Triangle
4 years ago

A Boy Named Sue – What You Can Learn From Their Sustainability Triangle

Story Highlights

The Founders of A Boy Named Sue launched their Hong Kong based conscious e-shop/online boutique to change the negative perception of green fashion


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Communal Sustainability Represented Through The Echo Collection
4 years ago

Communal Sustainability Represented Through The Echo Collection

Story Highlights

The Style Line and Melissa Joy Manning launch their collaborative Echo Collection 

Rachel (The Style Line) and Melissa (Melissa Joy Manning) joined forces …
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Know Who Made It. Buy Better and Empower Others
4 years ago

Know Who Made It. Buy Better and Empower Others

Story Highlights

Our editors are sporting Krochet Kids intl. headwear and getting behind their #KnowWhoMadeIt campaign

There are many faces of the conscious fashion …
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Conscious Style Defined: Accessorize with Precious Metals
4 years ago

Conscious Style Defined: Accessorize with Precious Metals

Image: The Giving Keys

What is “conscious” style defined? “Conscious” by definition means to be aware of one’s surroundings, to be awake, to be mindful, or to …
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Conscious x Brynn Elliott Watkins x Shop Ethica
4 years ago

Conscious x Brynn Elliott Watkins x Shop Ethica

It’s a new season and we’re taking a moment to appreciate a few conscious designers for their creativity, seasonless designs, and commitment to creating with purpose. …
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Faire Collection – Helping Artisans Emerge From Poverty // Interview with Amanda Judge
4 years ago

Faire Collection – Helping Artisans Emerge From Poverty // Interview with Amanda Judge

Images: Faire Collection

Academia played a vital role in the life of Amanda Judge, CEO and Founder of Faire Collection, as through her studies, she claimed something worthy. …
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The Little Market: Fashion That Empowers Women Artisans // Interview with Hannah Skvarla
4 years ago

The Little Market: Fashion That Empowers Women Artisans // Interview with Hannah Skvarla

Photos courtesy of The Little Market

Want to know what I love most about a fashion brand? The people behind it. It was in a …
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